Code Enforcement Unit

The Code Enforcement Unit of the Department of Infrastructure & Maintenance Operations is responsible for enforcing provisions of the Richmond Municipal Code involving quality of life and neighborhood issues such as: 

​• Vacant or abandoned properties
​• Health & Safety violations
​• Junk, debris, garbage in public view
​• Overgrown vegetation
​• Inoperable and/or abandoned vehicles on private property
​• Unapproved parked vehicles on private property
​• Bed bug infestation
​• Graffiti abatement
​• Business license enforcement
​• Zoning violations
​• Illegal dumping
​• Illegal or unpermitted fences
​• Illegal or unpermitted signs
​• Animal nuisances